Sharks win third straight hoops title

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Houston County Sharks won the wheelchair basketball state championship game Friday, beating the Gwinnett Heat 44-24 at the Macon Centreplex.

It’s the Sharks’ third hoops title in a row.

Trailing by 18 at the start of the fifth period, the Heat outscored the Sharks 12-0 to cut the deficit to six points, but the Sharks turned it on again in the sixth and final period, outscoring the Heat 14-0 on their way to another title.